MOVIES

Season  2014-2015 Sept-May

Sept 29, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

CALVARY

This superbly written, darkly funny, powerful mystery is set in a sleepy Irish village. Brendan Gleeson (THE GUARD, THE GRAND SEDUCTION) stars as the local priest who receives a death threat from a parishioner during confession. He spends his perceived last … Continue reading

Oct 6,  First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

STAY

A young Montreal woman finds herself romantically involved with a much older man living in a small village in Ireland. She returns home to Canada after learning she is pregnant and that the father has no interest in keeping the … Continue reading

Oct 20, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

THE GRAND SEDUCTION

A re-make of the 2003 French language movie, this classic tale returns to the screen in English directed by Don McKeller. A tiny coastal town in Newfoundland wants to attract a plastics company to build a factory to replace the … Continue reading

Oct 27, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD

A recently retired woman, played by Fanny Ardant, is somewhat bored when she receives a membership to a local Seniors’club. She meets great people there including a young, attractive computer teacher. She gradually takes control and begins a new, re-energized … Continue reading

Nov 3, First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

THE 100 YEAR-OLD MAN…

THE HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED Desperate to avoid his 100th birthday, Allan heads to the nearest bus station intending to travel as far as his money allows. He steals a suitcase from a … Continue reading

Nov 10, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at Galaxy

THE RAILWAY MAN

The Railway Man recounts the incredible true story of a British POW forced into labouring on the “Death Railway” between Bangkok and Rangoon. In the 1980’s Eric still bears the scars of his brutal torture and his young wife sets out … Continue reading

Jan 5, First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

THE GOOD LIE

Following a brutal civil war in Sudan, refugee children walk barefoot,1000 miles to safety in Ethiopia . Reese Witherspoon plays a single American woman who helps a group of these Sudanese refugees adapt to life in the U.S. after faith-based charities offer … Continue reading

Jan 19, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

FORCE MAJEURE

On a family ski vacation in the French Alps, a family is eating lunch outside when an avalanche occurs (one of the most harrowing, realistic re-creations of an avalanche on film). This prompts an impulsive reaction from the father, Tomas. The … Continue reading

Jan 26, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

MONSOON

MONSOON is a visually stunning meditation on on the annual rains in India and their alternately disastrous and beneficial impact on Indian society, economy, agriculture and individual families and lives. The director, Gunarsson follows one family through the film as … Continue reading

Feb 2, First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

ELSA AND FRED SOLD OUT at 4 PM

Christopher Plummer stars as straight-laced Fred who lives alone. He meets his new neighbour,, Elsa who has always dreamed of re-creating the famous Trevi fountain scene from La Dolce Vita with a great love of her life. The two aging lovebirds discover … Continue reading

Feb 9, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

ROSEWATER

In 2009 Iranian-Canadian journalist, Maziar Bahari, was covering Iran’s volatile elections for Newsweek. He did a taped interview for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart which was satirically funny but the Tehran authorities either didn’t get the joke or didn’t like … Continue reading

Feb 23, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

LIVING IS EASY WITH EYES CLOSED

Antonio, a teacher in Spain in 1960, is a Beatles fan and uses their music to help teach English as a second language. Hearing that John Lennon is making a movie nearby he decides to try to meet him. He makes … Continue reading

Mar 2, First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY
4 PM SOLD OUT

GEMMA BOVERY

The time period and the spelling may be different but this imaginative update of Flaubert’s, MADAME BOVARY, embraces the classic longing and choices Madame must make against the backdrop of the beautiful Normandy landscape. An English woman, Gemma, moves to a small French village with her … Continue reading

Mar 23, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

RED ARMY Q & A with Dave Chambers

A smash hit at the 2014 Toronto International Festival, this exhilarating documentary chronicles one of the most colourful chapters in Soviet hockey in the 1980s focusing on the rivalries with Canada and the USA. The Cold War battles played out … Continue reading

Mar 30, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

FOXCATCHER

A mesmerizing hybrid of true crime and sports drama, FOXCATCHER tells the fascinating, tragic story of wrestling champions Mark and Dave Schultz; specifically, the two brothers’ fateful encounter with multi-millionaire coach John du Pont when they were training for the1988 Seoul Olympics. … Continue reading

Apr 13, First Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY
4 PM SOLD OUT

SUNSHINE ON LEITH

This film is a jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of home, family and love. Davy and Ally have to relearn how to live in Edinburgh after serving in Afghanistan. The film’s modest romances and heartbreaks play out on cobbled streets and … Continue reading

Apr 20, Mid Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

TBA

Apr 27, Last Monday at 4, 6:30 & 9 PM at GALAXY

BOYCHOIR

An angry Texas youngster who can sing like an angel ends up in a choir school on the East Coast. He finds himself at odds with the old-school choirmaster, Carvelle, who recognizes something special and pushes the boy to put … Continue reading